Gallery Hopping on Thursdays: April 25, 2013

This week we're checking out gallery openings across Germany.

Tejal Shah, Lucid Dreaming 5, 2013, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich Germany
Galerie Nordenhake

Galerie Nordenhake

In anticipation of Gallery Weekend Berlin, which will take place in Germany’s capital from April 26 to 28, 2013, galleries from Munich to Hamburg are presenting exciting new exhibitions . 401contemporary in Berlin presents an installation-based solo exhibition by Thomas Feuerstein (Austrian, b.1968), and at Barbara Gross Galerie in Munich, Tejal Shah (Indian, b.1979) unveils a new five-channel video installation. These interactive events are sure to draw viewers across Germany to this exciting weekend celebrating the arts.

Thomas Feuerstein, Idee, 2012, 401contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Thomas Feuerstein, Idee, 2012, 401contemporary, Berlin, Germany

In CANDYLAB at 401contemporary, Thomas Feuerstein merges art and science, using biochemical sculptures and paintings as part of his investigation into the written word, the root of intellectual discovery. To create these scientific experiments, the artist transformed the pages of a text by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, The Phenomenology of Spirit; Feuerstein decomposed these pages into sugar, the base material of his work. The sculptures and paintings were then installed in a laboratory-like setting, eerily mixed with Art Nouveau furniture to give an aged familiarity to the scene. The installation invokes a connection between acts typical to human experience—like eating or reading—and artistic construction. Through these creatively engineered works, viewers are meant to see the relation between written thought and actualized form.

Thomas Feuerstein: CANDYLAB will be on view from April 25 to June 15 at Potsdamer Strasse 81 B, 10785 Berlin, Germany.

Tejal Shah, Lucid Dreaming 5, 2013, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich Germany

Tejal Shah, Lucid Dreaming 5, 2013, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich Germany

Although the main event is happening in Berlin, Munich is still abuzz with exciting new exhibitions on view. At Barbara Gross Galerie, Tejal Shah presents a five-channel video installation, which first premiered at dOCUMENTA 13, entitled Between the Waves. The film follows the journey of fantasized creatures trying to find their way through an exotic land, performing spiritual and erotic rituals along the way. Through the protagonists of her film, the artist seeks to explore our own identifying qualities amongst our peers, and ideas of diversity and culture within the realm of her predominantly feminist rubric. The experience of viewing the piece is sensual and contemplative, suggesting Shah ’s interest in mysticism and eroticism within our culture.

Tejal Shah: Between the Waves will be on view from April 25 to June 22, 2013, at Theresienstr. 56 Hof 1, 80333, Munich, Germany.

Esther Schipper

Esther Schipper

Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie

Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie

Browse openings by city to see where art can be found in your town!

Antwerp, Belgium
Vivian Maier + Saul Leiter at Fifty One Fine Art Photography
April 25–June 29, 2013
Zirkstraat 20, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium

Bangkok, Thailand
Time Remapping at 100 Tonson Gallery
April 25–June 16, 2013
100 Soi Tonson Ploenchit Road, Lumpinee Patumwan, Bangkok, 10330 Thailand

Falmouth, ME
Diane Bowie Zaitlin: Eloquent Silence; Annette Kearney: Take Flight at Elizabeth Moss Gallery
April 25–June 1, 2013
251 US Route 1, Falmouth, ME 04105

Hamburg, Germany
Anna Boghiguian ‘ZYX – XYZ an autobiography – odd times in life’ at Galerie Sfeir-Semler
April 25–June 22, 2013
Admiralitätstr. 71, 20459 Hamburg, Germany

Istanbul, Turkey
Emin Mete Erdoğan / Sergen Şehitoğlu at Sanatorium
April 25–May 25, 2013
Asmali Mescit Mh. Asmali Mescit Cad. no 32/ A, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

London, UK

Barnaby Furnas: The first and last day at Victoria Miro Gallery
April 25–May 25, 2013
16 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW United Kingdom
Bita Ghezelaygh, The letter that never arrived at Rose Issa Projects April 25–May 25, 2013
82 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7NW United Kingdom
Yayoi Kusama: Paintings and Accumulation Sculptures at Victoria Miro Gallery
April 25–May 25, 2013
16 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW United Kingdom


Los Angeles, CA
Marco Breuer: Now and a Half at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art
April 25–June 8, 2013
831 N. Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Munich, Germany
Timothy Greenfield–Sanders: Kino der Kunst – Supermodels. Then and now at Galerie Klüser
April 25–July 20, 2013
Georgenstr. 15, 80799 Munich, Germany
JEAN–LUC MOERMAN: Transgenerationconnections at Galerie Leu
April 25–May 25, 2013
Maximilianstr. / Am Kosttor 3, 80331 Munich, Germany
Friedrich Einhoff: Dunkelkammer at Galerie van de Loo Projekte
April 25–June 1, 2013
Gabelsbergerstr. 19, 80333 Munich, Germany

New York, NY
Gallery 69 Presents: THREE PROS – Matthew Trumino, Ted Dimond, and Shaun Ellison at Gallery 69 TriBeCa, NYC
April 25–May 1, 2013
69 Leonard Street, New York, NY 10013
Cui Fei: Tracing the Origin at Chambers Fine Art
April 25–June 7, 2013
522 W. 19th Street, New York, NY 10011
Koen van den Broek: Apex at Friedman Benda
April 25–May 24, 2013
515 W. 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
John Zurier: A spring a thousand years ago at Peter Blum
April 25–June 22, 2013
20 W. 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Alexander Gorlizki: For Immediate Release at Van Doren Waxter
April 25–June 28, 2013
23 E. 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021

Paris, France
Matthias Bitzer ‘Anatol Echos’ at Galerie Almine Rech
April 25–May 25, 2013
18, rue de Saintonge, 75003 Paris, France

Scottsdale, AZ
Form and Function by Eric Bowman at Bonner David Galleries
April 25–May 9, 2013
7040 E. Main Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Zurich, Switzerland
April 25–June 1, 2013
Rämistrasse 37, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

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